There are 5 ways to get from Harrisburg to Ithaca by bus, car, plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus via Scranton, Pa  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, PA to Scranton, PA 770
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny 206 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300

$54 - $107

4 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY
  2. Take the bus from Elmira to Owego, NY
  3. Take the bus from Owego, NY to Ithaca, NY

$71 - $119

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Ithaca 209.4 miles

$20 - $30

Fly from Harrisburg  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Ithaca (ITH) MDT - ITH

$288 - $1,523

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH

$234 - $573

What companies run services between Harrisburg, PA, USA and Ithaca, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Harrisburg to Ithaca via Scranton, PA, Scranton, Pa, and Binghamton, Ny in around 6 h 29 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Harrisburg to Ithaca every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Ithaca via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg, PA to Scranton, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
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Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Bus from Elmira to Owego, NY
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Bus from Owego, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Harrisburg and Ithaca is 243 km. The road distance is 335 km.

The cheapest way to get from Harrisburg to Ithaca is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 4 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Harrisburg to Ithaca is to drive which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $20 - $30.

No, there is no direct bus from Harrisburg to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Harrisburg, PA and arriving at Ithaca, Ny via Scranton, Pa and Binghamton, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Harrisburg to Ithaca, including transfers.